Is Selling Options Still Worth the Risk?

  Patrick Hennessy, CMT Head Trader I learned a long time ago as a young broker on Wall Street that when looking at a potential trade if the numbers look good, buy the position. Conversely, if the numbers look bad, take the other side of the trade. The popularity of exchange-traded options has exploded in recent years in the investment community.  Billions of dollars have been allocated to options-based strategies…